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Former tennis pro Justin Gimelstob facing assault charges

(LOS ANGELES) -- Tennis broadcaster and former tennis pro Justin Gimelstob has been charged with assaulting a man he knew during a Halloween night altercation. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced the charges Thursday morning. Gimelstob, 41, is accused of attacking his former friend, Randall Kaplan, while trick-or-treating in…... Read More

Jose Canseco expresses interest in being Trump's next chief of staff

(NEW YORK) -- Former MLB slugger Jose Canseco is throwing his hat in the ring for President Donald Trump's next chief of staff.Canseco, 54, tweeted to Trump Wednesday evening, saying he needs a "bash brother for Chief if (sic) Staff."The Cuban-born baseball player said he has a "secret reorg plan…... Read More

Reports: Relief pitcher Jeurys Familia returning to Mets

(NEW YORK) -- It appears relief pitcher Jeurys Familia is heading back home to Queens.Multiple reports say the Dominican right-hander has agreed to a three-year deal with the New York Mets. The deal, which is pending a physical, is for $30 million.Familia, 29, joined the Mets as a non-drafted free…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 12/12/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONIndiana 113, Milwaukee 97OT Boston 130, Washington 125Cleveland 113, NY Knicks 106Charlotte 108, Detroit 107Brooklyn 127, Philadelphia 124New Orleans 118, Oklahoma City 114Memphis 92, Portland 83Dallas 114, Atlanta 107Utah 111, Miami 84Sacramento 141, Minnesota 130Toronto 113, Golden State…... Read More

NASA invites Stephen Curry to tour lab after controversy

(HOUSTON) -- Stephen Curry said on a podcast this week that he doesn't believe the United States has ever completed a moon landing, and NASA has set out to prove otherwise to the NBA player. NASA has invited the Golden State Warriors star to visit the Johnson Space Center in…... Read More

Oakland sues Raiders, NFL over team's planned move

(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- The city of Oakland, California is suing the Raiders and the NFL over the team's planned 2020 move to Las Vegas, calling it illegal. Last year, the Raiders announced it would be moving from Oakland after the city was outbid by Las Vegas. In a tweet Tuesday,…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 12/11/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONHouston 111, Portland 104San Antonio 111, Phoenix 86Toronto 123, L.A. Clippers 99NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEToronto 4. Carolina 1OT Buffalo 4. L.A. Kings 3Vancouver 3. Columbus 2Boston 4. Arizona 3Washington 6. Detroit 2Minnesota 7. Montreal 1Nashville 3. Ottawa 1Winnipeg 6.…... Read More

Simone Biles reveals she takes anxiety medicine, goes to therapy after speaking out on sexual abuse

(NEW YORK) -- Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles revealed for the first time publicly that she is taking medicine to treat anxiety after revealing she was sexually abused by disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. “I’m on anxiety medicine now because I had a lot of ups and downs throughout the…... Read More

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade square off for what could be last time

(LOS ANGELES) -- Former teammates LeBron James and Dwyane Wade faced off on the court Monday night for what could be the final matchup between the two in their careers.James scored 28 points, helping his team, the Los Angeles Lakers, beat Wade and the Miami Heat, 108-105.James and Wade, who…... Read More

Top USOC executive fired in wake of searing report on Nassar scandal

(NEW YORK) -- A top official at the United States Olympic Committee was fired on Monday over his delayed response to the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.The USOC fired Alan Ashley, its chief of sport performance, in the wake of a searing report that claimed he failed to protect victims…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 12/10/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPhiladelphia 116, Detroit 102Indiana 109, Washington 101Boston 113, New Orleans 100Milwaukee 108, Cleveland 92Sacramento 108, Chicago 89Oklahoma City 122, Utah 113Dallas 101, Orlando 76OT L.A. Clippers 123, Phoenix 119Denver 105, Memphis 99Golden State 116, Minnesota 108L.A. Lakers 108,…... Read More

Son launches campaign to fulfill his dying father's wish of attending Super Bowl

(ATLANTA) -- One Georgia son is trying to fulfill his father's dying wish to go to the big game.Steven Skinner, a loving father of four children and husband to his wife of 32 years, is battling for his life after being diagnosed with glioblastoma, an incurable type of brain cancer.The…... Read More

'Sports Illustrated' names Golden State Warriors 2018 Sportsperson of the Year

(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- Sports Illustrated announced its selection for 2018 Sportsperson of the Year, and it's not a person at all -- it's an entire team. The sports publication named the Golden State Warriors as this year's top "Sportsperson.""Three titles in four years, and now another: 2018 [Sports Illustrated] #Sportsperson…... Read More

Report: Lakers seeking to acquire Trevor Ariza from Suns

(NEW YORK) -- The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly trying to add Phoenix Suns small forward Trevor Ariza to their roster.Citing league sources, ESPN reports both teams are in talks and are looking to involve a third team that would take Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope as part of a larger…... Read More